Saturday, 10 March 2018

The Death of Second Lieutenant Perham

Sunday 10th March 1918

The adjutant of 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, guarding a vital bridge over the River Piave at Bidasio reports that Second Lieutenant W F G Perham has died of the wounds he received yesterday. He will be buried this evening in the growing British cemetery at Arcade and several officers and a number of men of his platoon have been given leave to attend the funeral. Arcade is a village about two miles south-west of the bridge and the cemetery is about two miles or more to the west of the village

Source: X550/2/5

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